spanish FV Almirante Jose De Carranza [+1940]
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nationality spanish
purpose fishing
type trawler
subtype/class Mersey class trawler
Mersey class trawler Thomas Cornwall HMT [+1918]
propulsion steam
date built 1918
weight (tons) 330  grt
dimensions 45.1 x 7.2 x -- m
material steel [*]
engine 1 triple expansion engine, single shaft, 1 screw
armament 1 x 12 pounder forecastle mounted deck gun; Depth-charge thower [*]
power 600  nominal horsepower  [*]
speed 11  knots
yard no. 241
IMO/Off. no. 3797
about the loss
cause lost torpedo
date lost 19/09/1940  [dd/mm/yyyy]
casualties  max.14rank: 647
about people
Ferguson Brothers Shipbuilder & Engineers Ltd., Glasgow
last owner
[1]Carranza, Ramon, La Coruña
FV Almirante Jose De Carranza [+1940]
period 1927 ~ 1940
IMO/Off. no.: 3797
prev. owners
[2]Bloomfields Ltd., Great Yarmouth
FV Ocean Ensign
period 1919 ~ 1927
[3]British Royal Navy - Admiralty - RN, London
HMT John Highland
period 1918 ~ 1919
about the wreck
depth (m.) 300 max. / -- min. (m)
war grave
entered by Jan Lettens
entered 27/08/2008
last update Allen Tony
last update 19/09/2013

[*] means that the value was inherited from Thomas Cornwall HMT [+1918], the reference for Mersey class trawler.
Jan Lettens05/08/2010
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Allen Tony22/11/2011In the Bay of Biscay, Italian submarine RM Guglielmo Marconi sinks the Spanish trawler Almirante Jose De Carranza (only 1 survivor).
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About Builders
 Ferguson Brothers Shipbuilder & Engineers Ltd., Glasgow
In 1903 the company was founded in 1903 as Ferguson Brothers when the four Ferguson brothers Peter, Daniel, Louis and Robert broke away from their Fleming and Ferguson ship yard at Paisley and set up on their own as consultants before leasing the Newark Shipyard, Port Glasgow, at £500 per year. In March, 1903 they secured an order from Clyde Shipping Co. Ltd. for the building of 2 steam tugs. They began building tugs, hoppers and dredgers

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